The 2016 Create-a-Co-op Challenge is on!

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Published on: June 17, 2016

Ontario Co-Operative Association / 17 June 2016

Youth: it’s time to turn your entrepreneurial ambition into a co-op business pitch. You could win up to $1000. This Dragon’s Den-style competition is brought to you in partnership with Gay Lea Foods Co-operative.

To enter:

  1. Create a pitch video (approximately 2- 3 minutes max.) about your new co-op idea. Make it as creative and engaging as possible!
  2. Send your video to
  3. Once we upload it to our Facebook page at, get all your friends and contacts to vote for your video by “liking” it.

Voting closes at 11:59pm, August 28, 2016.

The top 3 vote-getters are guaranteed at least $500! Each will have a shot at the $1,000 Grand Prize by pitching to a panel of experts at On Co-op’s AGM, on September 14, 2016! Who knows, maybe you will even be able to attract investors. It’s happened before!

Visit our Facebook page for complete rules and information.